8 - A New Nation

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alien

Immigrants living in a country who are not citizens.

2

bond

Paper notes promising to repay borrowed money in a certain amount of time.

3

cabinet

A group of advisers to the president.

4

caucus

A private meeting of party leaders to choose candidates for political office.

5

implied powers

Powers not specifically mentioned in the constitution.

6

impressment

The British practice of taking American sailors from American ships and forcing them to serve in the British navy.

7

national debt

All the money owed by the federal government to other countries and its own citizens.

8

neutrality

A refusal to take part in a war between other nations.

9

nullify

To legally overturn, cancel, or ignore.

10

partisan

Something or someone that favors one-side of an issue, argument, or cause.

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precedent

An earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in future similar situations.

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sedition

Behavior that promotes rebellion or resistance against the government, or that weakens the government.

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speculator

A person who risks money in order to make a large profit.

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States' Rights

The idea that states should have all powers that the Constitution does not either give to the federal government or specifically deny to the states.

15

tariff

A tax on goods or items being brought in from other countries.

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unconstitutional

Something that is not permitted by the Constitution.